Vehicles lines up on Highway 97. Submitted photo.

Vehicles lines up on Highway 97. Submitted photo.

Highway 97 closed beside Lac la Hache due to crash

Next update is expected at 6:30 p.m.

UPDATE (7:40 p.m.): Highway 97 remains closed due to a vehicle incident with the detour still along Emerald Cres. and Forbes Rd, according to Drive BC with light traffic only

Details on the incident are not expected tonight.

A vehicle could be seen on its roof, according to one witness.

The next update is now expected at 8:30 p.m.

UPDATE (6:12 p.m.): Highway 97 remains closed due to a vehicle incident but a detour is now available.

The detour is via Emerald Cres. and Forbes Rd. according to Drive BC, with light traffic only.

The next update is now expected at 7:30 p.m.

ORIGINAL STORY: Highway 97 is closed in both directions due to a vehicle incident between Emerald Cres. Dodge Rd.

Emergency services, including ambulance, police and fire rescue are all on-site, according to witnesses.

There’s no detour available.

The next update is expected at 6:30 p.m.

We will update this story as more details become available.


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